Core Team, Conservation Drainage Working Group
Ben Gleason is the Sustainable Program Manager at Iowa Corn where he works on a range of environmental projects affecting Iowa corn growers. Water quality issues are a priority, and Gleason works closely with government agencies and other organizations to address these issues. Previously, he worked for the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship as a project coordinator for multiple watershed projects addressing sediment and nutrients in lakes and streams. Gleason resides in Ankeny and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Ecology from Iowa State University. He grew up in Charles City, IA where his family has a farm on the Little Cedar River and a cabin on the Cedar River.